Real Wealth

A brahmana in Kasi Varanasi once prayed to Lord Siva, “I want to give my daughter in marriage, but I have no money. Please give me money.” Lord Siva told him, “Go to Vrndavana and meet with Srila Sanatana Gosvami. You can ask him to give you some wealth for your daughter’s marriage.” The brahmana went to Vrndavana, by foot, and there he asked the villagers there for the whereabouts of a person named Sanatana Gosvami. As they all knew him, they pointed out his residence.

Where do we come from

In the vedic scriptures you can find answers that are good to know. Where do we come from? Clear statement we can find also in the purports of the mantras 16. and 17. of the Śrī Īśopaniṣad given bei A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami. That is a standard book and all Vaishnavas and truth-seeker should have read […]

Prediction of Prema Yuga

This is an interesting article. It was written in the year 1937 by his Holiness Sri Kanu Priya Goswami, a very prominent Gaudiya Vaishnava at that time. (Please note: Sri Kanu Priya Goswami is not completely accepted in the Gaudiya Math lines of thoughts, as far as philosophical conclusions are concerns. After reserving this article from […]

Notes about Puranas

* (Sanskrit – ancient Indic language, classical literary language of India) Lord Siva said: Oh beautiful lady (Parvati), know that the Visnu, Narada, Bhagavata, Garuda, Padma and Varaha Puranas are sattvika; the Brahmanda, Brahma-vaivarta, Markandeya, Bhavisya, Vamana and Brahma Puranas are rajasika; and the Matsya, Kurma, Linga, Siva, Skanda and Agni Puranas are tamasika. Srila […]

Ein Stück Klimakatastrophe

Die Herstellung von einem Kilogramm Rindfleisch ist so klimaschädlich wie eine Autofahrt von 250 km. Das berichtet das britische Magazin „New Scientist“ mit Verweis auf japanische Forscher. Sie berücksichtigten unter anderem die Futterproduktion und das Methangas, das Rinder bei der Verdauung ausstoßen. Das Team um Akifumi Ogino vom Nationalen Institut für Vieh- und Weide-Forschung in Tsukuba hatte für die Studie Daten einer industriellen japanischen Rinderfarm verwendet.

Der Homo Vegetus

Das Wort Vegetarier, das im Jahre 1842 von den Gründern der Britischen Vegetarischen Gesellschaft geprägt wurde, hat seine Wurzel in dem lateinischen Wort vegetus – unversehrt, gesund, frisch oder kräftig, wie in homo vegetus – ein geistig und körperlich gesunder Mensch. Die ursprüngliche Bedeutung des Wortes beinhaltet eine philosophisch und moralisch ausgeglichene Lebenseinstellung, weit mehr […]